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Boost digital label printing efficiency with Esko Automation Engine

We know how it is for busy label converters. More of your customers are demanding shorter runs, with faster turnaround times, putting ever more pressure on your prepress operation. Not only do you have a whole host of files to be manipulated, checked and made consistent, but laying out those jobs in an optimal way […]

Excited about Labelexpo 2019? Here’s what we’re looking forward to…

As a leading global provider of integrated solutions for label professionals, we can’t wait to showcase our latest portfolio of innovative products at this year’s Labelexpo Europe. But as well as shining a spotlight on our own products when we head to Brussels (24 to 27 September), we’re also looking forward to seeing the hundreds of other exhibits […]

Streamlining prepress excellence: Springfield Solutions speaks to the benefits of WebCenter

Great artwork origination sets the foundation for outstanding packaging, with operations at this early stage setting the tone for production. As the success of core pre-press operations has a knock-on effect all along the supply chain, it’s critically important to get this right. Packaging that has been designed efficiently, accurately, to specification and on time […]
Flexo plate making tips

Flexo plate making: how to get top-notch results

Flexo printing requires a great deal of skill – not to mention a good dose of patience. To be more precise, there are (at least) 4 factors all high-quality flexo plates have in common …
3 tips to boost your prepress workflow

Smooth operator! 3 tips to boost your prepress workflow

Tedious bottlenecks, seemingly endless approval cycles, costly mistakes that could have been avoided, if only … Sounds familiar? Everybody who works in print knows how challenging – yet crucial – adopting and sustaining a smooth prepress workflow can be. These tips will help you get prints picture-perfect from the get-go, keep errors at bay and […]

Video: How will packaging prepress change?

Prepress at packaging converters is getting more complex. Reason? Increasing pressure of time to market, more regulatory compliancy needs and zero tolerance on quality. That’s why the role of the prepress operators is fundamentally changing! How to make the life of prepress operators easier What is the impact on the solutions used? What’s the future […]

Designing and printing high quality flexible packaging

Delivering topnotch, high quality flexible packaging is a real challenge. Shopping bags, food bags, hygiene bags, sacks or disposable drinking cups are all common types of flexible packaging you see every day. Printing flexible food and beverage packaging can be problematic, both from a designer’s and a printer’s point of view. Luckily there is a […]

Pantone selects Emerald Green as the Color of the Year for 2013

For over a decade, Pantone, a company long associated with setting color standards in printing, has been selecting a “Color of the Year”. So why is 2013 a Green kind of year, more exactly the shade of green 17-5641.                 According to Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone […]

Pantone Queen, 60 years of color matching

For Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee, celebrating 60 years of her reign over England, advertising agency Precision Printing, Leo Burnett London and Pantone have developed a small, queen-shaped book that contains sixty years of Queen Elizabeth II’s most memorable wardrobe shades, printed by Precision Printing using HP Indigo technology and is comprised of sixty separate images […]

Sephora + Pantone Universe

Sephora has partnered with Pantone to present the first Sephora + Pantone Universe beauty collection. Featuring the 2012 Color of the Year Pantone 17-1463 Tangerine Tango. Check out the movie. Read more: Dexigner

Blast from the past: how does a Linotype work?

This one is for lovers of print history: an documentary from 1960 explaining how mechanical typesetting works. Retrieved from